UDOIT Accessibility Checker - Overview [UW-Madison]

This document provides some basic information about the centrally supported accessibility checker UDOIT, including tips on how to get started using the tool.

UDOIT logo: "DO" stylized in green bold text, with the subtitle "Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool"

What is UDOIT?

The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT (pronounced, “You Do It”), is a course accessibility checker integrated in Canvas. Instructors and course designers can use it to scan an entire Canvas course to identify accessibility barriers.

Please see the UW-Madison’s UDOIT IT service page for basic information about features and support.

Tool Functionality Details

Resolve Common Errors

Common errors and suggestions are listed on this document from UW-System. These are also displayed in the UDOIT interface.


The tool also maintains reports as to how many barriers have been identified, how many have been fixed, and how many remain to be addressed.

Use Cases

UDOIT can be used for all Canvas courses to find accessibility barriers, which can inhibit students’ experience with the course.

Getting Started

For instructions on how to get started with UDOIT, see UDOIT - Getting Started [UW-Madison].

Additional Resources

    Keywordsaccess correction error tool canvas page instruction course accessible   Doc ID114803
    OwnerLearn@UW MadisonGroupLearn@UW-Madison
    Created2021-11-11 13:36:34Updated2023-12-07 13:41:42
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